Federal Circuit Reverses Judgment Upholding Verdict In Patent Dispute

(September 30, 2016, 11:28 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — An advisory verdict of patent validity and infringement that was later upheld by a Nevada federal judge was based upon an erroneous claim construction, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Sept. 23 (Server Technology Inc. v. American Power Conversion Corporation, No. 15-1605, Fed. Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 17368).

(Decision available. Document #16-161003-021Z.)

The panel of Circuit Judges Timothy B. Dyk, Jay S. Plager and Jimmie V. Reyna found that U.S. Judge Larry R. Hicks of the District of Nevada “incorrectly...
To view the full article, register now.